'brave:' Pixar Princess With Mother Issues

Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves.

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  • Pixar's Braintrust on the Making of 'Brave' and the Studio's First Princess
    Brave strikes out into new territory for Pixar Animation Studios because it's centered on the company's first female protagonist -- a Scottish princess named Merida -- whose story is built around her relationship with her mother, Queen Elinor, that has ...
    07/31/2013 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • Brave's Merida Is Welcomed Into The Disney Princess Family
    This Mother's Day ... joins the Disney Princess franchise, she will be the second princess to have biological siblings (Ariel being the first). When Merida joins the Disney Princess franchise, she will be the first Disney/Pixar Princess to have siblings ...
    05/9/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Pixar Courageously Breaks From The Princess Stereotype With ‘Brave’
    Robbie Coltrane and of course it wouldn’t be a Pixar film without John Ratzenberger. “Brave” is set in the Scottish Highlands and centers around a princess/skilled archer, Merida (voiced by Kelly McDonald), who defies her mother’s wish to get ...
    06/23/2012 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • BRAVE: Pixar’s Pagan Princess is Perfect Pleasure
    There is way too much “princess” branding aimed at little girls these days, and it’s annoying. It also seemed Pixar was having trouble figuring ... archer and thumbs her nose at the etiquette her mother Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) tries to teach ...
    06/22/2012 - 11:30 am | View Link
  • Pixar’s ‘Brave’ shoots arrows in the princess ideal
    A princess, in other words, is a royal bore. At least that’s how it seems to Merida, the red-haired, bow-and-arrow-wielding teenager at the center of the new Pixar movie “Brave” upon hearing her mother’s precepts for ladylike behavior. Merida would ...
    06/21/2012 - 2:08 pm | View Link
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  • Brave | Disney Movies
    Brave Blu-ray Trailer Brave. Princess Merida seeks to control her own destiny in Disney and Pixar's Brave. Watch Now
    10/25/2016 - 3:54 am | View Website
  • Brave (2012 film)
    Brave is a 2012 American 3D computer-animated fantasy comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It was directed by ...
    10/22/2016 - 2:32 am | View Website
  • Movie Review
    Pixar tries to solve its female-heroine problem with a movie about Merida, a rebellious princess who, to her mother's dismay, craves freedom from all men.
    10/21/2016 - 8:38 am | View Website
  • Merida | Disney Wiki | Fandom powered by Wikia
    Princess Merida is the protagonist of Disney/Pixar ... where Merida teaches her mother to ... Ten years after the events that takes place in Brave, Merida lived a ...
    10/21/2016 - 3:30 am | View Website
  • Merida (Disney)
    Princess Merida of DunBroch (Scottish Gaelic: Mèrida) is the main character from the 2012 Disney Pixar film Brave. Merida was added to the Disney Princess line-up as ...
    10/20/2016 - 8:53 am | View Website
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